Students will learn about classical composers and their music in the Piano Adventure series. Click on the links below to hear pieces written by these famous composers.
- Air – Bach
- Sarabande – Handel
- Concerto a 6 for Flute and Violin – Telemann
- Sonata K141 – Scarlatti
- Les Barricades mysterieuses – Couperin
- Surprise Symphony 2nd Movement – Haydn
- Andante – Mozart
- Fur Elise – Beethoven
- Ave Maria – Schubert
- Sonata in C Major – Clementi
- Hungarian Dance No. 5 – Brahms
- Sleeping Beauty Waltz – Tchaikovsky
- Spring Waltz – Chopin
- Scenes from Childhood – Schumann
- Claire De Lune – Debussy
- Pierrot Lunaire – 8. Nacht – Schoenberg
- Song of the Nightingale – Stravinsky
- The Unanswered Question – Ives
- Hoe-down – Copland
- Dance of the Knights – Prokofiev
Some of these are my favorites and a few of the composers I have never heard of. I didn’t recognize any of their work either. I can say that this was a learning post for me too.
Question: Which of these composers are your favorite and what is your favorite piece? Please leave your comment below.